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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) Staffing and Action Guide - Business and Professional Skills, Military Knowledge, Lifelong Learning, Useful Support Information
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) reflects input from serving action officers and senior leaders with the most current joint information available for managing staff activities.
Three Block War: U.S. Marines in Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War is 21st Century warfare defined. A clash of highly-trained and motivated warriors equipped with modern weaponry, opposed by a brutal cornucopia of asymmetrical zealotry and international terrorism, thriving in a land saturated with Soviet munitions.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force B-2 Spirit Bomber - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.
Dunster - A Castle at War
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Dunster Castle on the Somerset coast is one of Britain’s oldest and most intriguing great buildings, its turrets evoking centuries of siege warfare, dark deeds, bloodshed and treachery. Dunster’s rich and colourful story covers more than nine hundred years of intermittent warfare. Jim Lee worked as Education Coordinator for the National Trust at Dunster Castle for 20 years. This is Dunster's story
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Battle of the Barricades - U.S. Marines in the Recapture of Seoul, 1st Marine Division, Wonsan Landing, Marine Combat Vehicles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the 1st Marine Division; Major General Oliver P. Smith; Seoul/Wonsan campaign; aerial medical evacuation; close air support in the recapture of Seoul; marine combat vehicles; Bushmaster; 1950 street fighting.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Soda Springs, Idaho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
If a little town with pioneer history, the remains of a white buffalo, and a carbonated water geyser interest you, then head for Soda Springs, Idaho. It's not too big for an afternoon of exploring. And the people are friendly. This 3,352-word essay will introduce you to this little corner of America.
Look Up, Phoenix, Arizona! A Walking Tour of Phoenix, Arizona
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Phoenix, Arizona is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Elizabeth, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Elizabeth, New Jersey is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Counterintelligence Field Manual - FM 34-60 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Counterintelligence Field Manual (FM 34-60) provides guidance to commanders, counterintelligence (CI) agents, and analysts.
Aunt Pokie
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
Unwavering Echoes: Poems and Stories of a Culture's Longing Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Anthology of Poems and Short Stories some fiction most are based on true events. Pulitzer Prize Nominee and award winning Writer Augusta Williams Jr. This book features works that are part of the estates of prominent Afro-Americans such as Yolonda King, Dr. Bettye Shabazz and President Barack Obama.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part IV.
Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
Blue on Grey: A Memoir of St Mary’s School, Gore
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
St Mary’s is a Catholic primary school in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. This year marks the 125th anniversary of its founding. I went there from 1979 to 1983, when my family left Gore for the bright lights of Sydney. This memoir of my St Mary's days is dedicated to my teacher Mrs E.O. Archer, who helped spark my interest in natural history and social science.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
The Generation of 1837: Attitudes, Policies, and Actions Toward Indian Populations of Argentina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Through their words and works, the intellectual elite known as the Generation of 1837 influenced the Conquest of the Desert and near extermination of the Pampas Indians.
A Walking Tour of Petersburg, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Petersburg, Virginia from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Russian Aviation post-WW II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Continuing the story of the origins of Russian Aviation this book follows the development of the third fourth and fifth generation combat planes and the use of new technologies many new types forced on the USSR in the 'Cold War' to ensure the designs from the West did not gain any significant technological advantage over Soviet designs that in a number of cases proved superior new civil types too.